Canal holidays are the best way to beat stress, over work or the many
afflictions which beset us in modern living.
Leave behind noise and worry and escape to a quiet backwater
where you can set the pace.
The Royal Canal is just such a place.
Leisureways Holidays are based at Thomastown Harbour just three miles from
Kinnegad (N4) We are just over one hour's drive from the Dublin ferry ports
or Dublin Airport.
To See and Do
The Royal Canal is essentially a rural waterway running through
small villages, quiet farmland, bogs rich in colour, and past old-fashioned pubs.
Its people are helpful and friendly, its towpaths rich in plants and wildlife, its
waters well stocked with fish.
Bicycles are available without charge if you want to explore further afield.
Visit the university town of Maynooth with its beautiful college chapel and
museum, sop at Mullingar (famous for pewter) or enjoy the many pubs and
restaurants along the route.
Newly built to our own specifications our boats are steel wide-beam 9-10 ft. cruising vessels. Everything you would expect to make your holiday enjoyable is provided.
Standard fittings include full central heating, hot water, shower, electric toiled, full-sized cooker with separate oven and grill, fridge and lots of room. All bed linen is provided along with a full set of utensils, crockery. Open decks at both ends allow the crew to relax outside and enjoy the slow pace of the waterways. All you need to bring is waterproof clothing, non-slip footwear and your own towels.